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Linda Jean Thompson

1945 - 2018

Linda Jean Thompson was born September 9, 1945 to Oscar and Rosie Thomas in McAlester, Oklahoma. She departed this life August 18, 2018 at the age of 72 years, 11 months and 9 days.

She retired from Kwikset but had also worked in nursing for many years. She enjoyed reading books, cooking, sewing, snapping peas, cracking pecans, arguing with her brother and sitting outside with her friends bird watching. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Jeani Varner and husband John; two sons, Darric Tinsley, Jason Tinsley and girlfriend Shanna Hampton of Depew; one brother, Paul Thomas and wife Barb of Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Karen Wells of Bristow; eleven grandchildren, Brandi Peters and husband Brian, Joseph Fisher and wife Evan, Amanda Jackson and husband Telly, Samantha Tinsley, Ashley Tinsley, Tucker Tinsley, Jordan Tinsley and wife Jessica, Justin Wilson, Kerr Laskey and wife Ashley, Rayne Varner and Jenni Varner; ten great grandchildren, Cameron Peters, Macy Peters, Talli Jackson, Tayton Jackson, Aston Jackson, Loren Jackson, Ayla Fisher, Lyric Laskey, Aiden Laskey and Cooper Tinsley. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Barbara and Billie and one son, Mikell Tinsley.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00PM, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the Hutchins Maples Matherly Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend John Tidwell officiating. Interment will follow at the Oakdale Cemetery near Depew. Condolences can be sent to

Bristow News Record

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